Eugene Richardson, Tuskegee Airman

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Where and When

Time: 12:30 pm
Location: Newtown Campus Gallagher Room


Mr. Eugene Richardson

Event Information

Black History Month  will be highlighted by a special program  featuring Tuskegee Airman, Mr. Eugene Richardson. 2nd Lt. Eugene Richardson earned his pilot wings in the Tuskegee program in March 1945, a few months before the end of missions over Europe. Nearly 1,000 African Americans earned their pilot's wings in the program between 1942 and 1946. They flew more than 15,000 sorties over North Africa and Europe during World War II.